String Exceptions (PEP 352)

bruno at modulix onurb at xiludom.gro
Fri May 5 14:31:07 CEST 2006

Paul Rubin wrote:
> bruno at modulix <onurb at xiludom.gro> writes:
>>What's wrong with:
>>assert foo and bar and i > 10, \
>>  "if foo and bar i must not be greater than 10"
> It doesn't necessarily do anything.  With optimization enable, assert
> is a no-op.

quoting the OP (emphasis is mine):
I use string exceptions if the condition for an *assertion* is
to complex:

bruno desthuilliers
python -c "print '@'.join(['.'.join([w[::-1] for w in p.split('.')]) for
p in 'onurb at xiludom.gro'.split('@')])"

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